UCO AAUP Chapter Recognizes Faculty and Staff for Their Dedication to Education

May 8, 2014

Media Contact: Sydney Monday, Intern, University Relations, 405-974-2121, smonday2@uco.edu

UCO AAUP CHAPTER RECOGNIZES FACULTY AND STAFF FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO EDUCATION

The University of Central Oklahoma’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) recognized five faculty and staff members for exceptional dedication to higher education at its annual awards ceremony April 25.

Award-winning faculty, followed by profession and award, are:

Brian Gorrell, MM                                                                                            
Instructor at the UCO Jazz Lab                                                                
Distinguished Teaching Award

Sion “Ted” Honea, Ph.D.                                                                                  
Associate Professor of Music                                                                                 
Donna Dickson Award for Research 

Amy Johnson, MFA                                                                                          
Associate Professor of Design                                                                                 
Donna Dickson Award for Creativity 

Amy Carrell, Ph.D.                                                                                                
Professor of English                                                                                                
Distinguished Service Award

Siegfried Heit, Ph.D.                                                                                            
Professor of Humanities and Philosophy                                                                
Distinguished Service Award

James Mock, Ph.D.                                                                                                
Professor of Humanities and Philosophy                                                                        
Life Time Service Award

Founded in 1959, Central’s AAUP is the oldest faculty organization on campus. It was started to assist faculty and staff in promoting high professional values and standards for higher education and using those to contribute to the common good.

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